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What is Physical Therapy and is it right for me?
Physical Therapy is a non surgical treatment which is performed by a licensed physical therapist. Treatment is commonly necessary following an injury or a surgery when the body needs assistance in healing.Your Physical Therapist will work closely with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to rehabilitate your injury. If you experience pain or limited ability to perform your sport, work or daily activities, physical therapy is right for you!
What should I expect on my first visit?
The goal of physical therapy is recovery of strength and mobility so you can return to sport, work, or activities of your daily life. The typical physical therapy visit last 60 to 90 minutes: your first appointment will include an evaluation by the physical therapist and may be a bit longer.
Each therapy session will consist of hands on manual therapy, movement intervention, therapeutic exercises and modalities for pain as needed. You will receive a program of 3-4 exercises which you can perform at home. You are a partner in the treatment plan formed by your therapist and physician. With your hard work and perseverance you will receive the best possible outcome!
What should I bring to my first appointment?
Please bring your prescription from your doctor, insurance information and any reports from your doctor which describe your condition. You can download the forms you will need to bring in on your first visit from the Forms link or if you prefer, complete them in our office prior to your scheduled visit. Also, bring any X-rays or other test results that your doctor may have given you.
Should I receive hands on care at physical therapy?
Absolutely! Manual therapy or "hands on treatment" such as joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization and supervised exercise will be an integral part of you treatment at Rozina and Smith Physical therapy. Depending upon the finding of your evaluation, you may also recieve other forms of treatment such as ultrasound, muscle stimulation and pain control modalities.
Do I need a prescription from my doctor to be seen by a physical therapist?
You do not need a prescription to receive a consultation regarding your pain or condition and an evaluation may be performed. Continued treatment, on the other hand, requires a diagnosis from an MD or DO.
Does my insurance pay for physical therapy?
Rozina and Smith Physical Therapy is a provider of Medicare, Blue Cross, Workmen's Compensation and most other private (PPO) medical insurance plans. Please be prepared to provide our receptionist with your insurance information and we will contact your insurance to verify your coverage. We will provide you with an explanation of your coverage and file any necessary insurance claims for treatments. Copayments for each treatment should be paid during the appointment. Please don't hesitate to ask questions! We're committed to making the process easy for you!
Do you accept cash paying patients?
Of course, patients wishing to pay cash have the option of several different payment plans. Please phone our office for specific plans and information.
How do I arrange an appointment?
It's simple! Just give us a call at 909 985 8686 and we will schedule you within 24 hours.
My doctor gave me a therapy referral, can I go where I wish for treatment?
Yes you can. It is important to know that you have a right as a patient to go to any physical therapist you choose. It is important to know that not all physical therapy is the same and you should carefully consider the benefits of attending therapy at a particular location.
Should you have any questions regarding how treatment at Rozina and Smith PT can help you, please give us a call and we will be happy to address your questions.